"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about epilepsy. It was so freeing." -Member of MyEpilepsyTeam
Living with epilepsy can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know. Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"?
That is so true about seizures.
"The more I learn about epilepsy, the more I realize that it's not my fault." -Member of MyEpilepsyTeam
An epilepsy diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with a chronic condition. Members on MyEpilepsyTeam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with epilepsy.
Here are recent conversations from members of MyEpilepsyTeam:
What negative assumptions have you let go of about epilepsy? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on MyEpilepsyTeam.com.